News just trickled in that one of Ivorian biggest music export, DJ Arafat has kicked the bucket after he rammed his motorcycle into car being driven by a journalist in Abidjan, killing him instantly.

Death of artist DJ Arafat… today at 8 am as a result of a road accident overnight,” Ivorian broadcaster, RTI confirmed in a tweet.

To those who don’t know much about him, read some interesting facts about one of Africa’s biggest stars:

#1. His real name is Ange Didier Huon.

#2. His nicknames are as DJ Arafat or Arafat Muana

#3. Ivorian DJ and singer

#4. He was considered one of the most popular African artists in Francophone countries around the world.

#5. DJ Arafat is one of the first in his country Ivory Coast to obtain 1 million YouTube views in less than a day on his song ‘Moto Moto’.

#6. He made music of the Coupé-Décalé genre.

#7. He was ex-disc jockey in “Shangaï” on Princess Street (Rue Princesse, located in Yopougon, Ivory Coast).

#8. The both of his parents were musicians.

#9. He died on August 12, 2019 in a fatal motorcycle accident in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Source: www.Ghgossip.com


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